Author Archives: Cassandra Popescu

About Cassandra Popescu

Cassandra is a writer and photographer based in Toronto, Ontario. In 2015, she picked up a camera and dove into concert photography. Since then, she has covered events like Festival d'été de Québec, Wayhome, Toronto Urban Roots Festival, Field Trip, Canadian Music Week, NXNE, and many more.

Premiere: farideh Finds Release in Vibrant Video for “Otherside of Truth”

Today, indie pop artist farideh shares the video for her catchy new track, “Otherside of Truth.” The snappy single about learning to let go of a failing relationship is accompanied by a creative video capturing different emotional stages through makeup….

Five women are standing together wearing V Shred Fitness Apparel. They are wearing running jackets, sports bras, and yoga pants in red, grey, green, black, and blue.

TESTED: V Shred Activewear

As someone who has always loved being active, I’ve tried as many different fun workouts as I can: running, HIIT, rock climbing, hot yoga, dance, barre, acro, and even circus. I love the adrenaline rush from a good workout and…

Andrea Ramolo press photo. Andrea is sitting on a purple velvet couch. She is wearing a black floral print dress. She has dark black hair and dark makeup.

Andrea Ramolo Shares Breathtaking New Video “DUST”

Singer-songwriter Andrea Ramolo is reaching deep into human connection, loneliness, and vulnerability with the release of her stunning new video “DUST” from her forthcoming record Quarantine Dream. Exploring the hunger for human connection, and an acceptance that we are all…

FEQ black sweater being held up in the wind against the sky.

Festival d’été de Quebec is back this July

One of my favourite places to be every summer is Festival d’été de Québec (FEQ) in Québec City. Due to COVID-19, the larger-than-life festival had to take a pause in 2020. You can imagine how thrilled I was to learn…

Victoria Anthony Dirty Lipstick cover art. She is holding a mirror with the words Dirty Lipstick spelled out in red lipstick

Victoria Anthony Releases Stunning Video for “Dirty Lipstick”

Following the success of her debut album Real Life, which has amassed over 4.5 million streams, BC pop artist Victoria Anthony has released a dramatic new video for her single “Dirty Lipstick.” The video deals with the emotional turmoil experienced…

Photo of Jenn Grant. She has short blonde hair and bangs. She is staring just past the camera. The photo is double exposed and behind her we see a fading sunset.

Jenn Grant Releases Collection of Classic Canadian Covers

Halifax singer-songwriter Jenn Grant has been taking classic Canadian tracks and putting her own authentic spin on them with her latest collection of music. Showing off her talents as a musician, producer, and storyteller, Jenn’s renditions of classic Canadian covers…

K Flay press photo. K Flay is sitting on the floor wearing all black in front of a red backdrop.

K. Flay Gets Loud with New EP Inside Voices

K. Flay‘s latest EP Inside Voices just might be the mix of anger, energy, and release we all need after over a year spent in lockdown. It’s a get-up-and-dance, throw-things-around-your-room collection of tracks that invites listeners into the corners of…

Press photo of Mali sitting on a pink backdrop wearing a white jumpsuit

Mali Remains Optimistic in Debut Album Caution to the Wind

Indian singer songwriter Mali recently released her debut album, Caution to the Wind. Following the release of her singles “Mango Showers” and “Absolute” (which peaked at #1 Euro Indie Music Chart), the album explores the carefree spirit of youth while…

Kandle press photo by Tess Ananda

Kandle Takes Control with New Album Set the Fire

JUNO-nominated singer/songwriter Kandle presents her most authentic work to date with the release of Set the Fire, her first completely independent album. Embarking on a new journey of freedom and empowerment, Kandle is rising from the ashes after toxic experiences…

Holly Clausius promo photo. Holly is sitting amongst sunflowers wearing a bright yellow top and yellow makeup while holding her guitar

Holly Clausius Speaks Up with New Single “Big Plans”

Following the release of her debut EP Sunflower, Toronto-based Holly Clausius is a queer artist blazing a trail of her own with the release of her beautiful new single, “Big Plans.” Dedicated to social justice, the song placed 2nd in…